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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Native American; American Indian
Title:Mano and Metate
Type:Food Processing
Materials:stone
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Overall: 1 in x 11 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 28.575 cm x 10.795 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.1209a-b.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College
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Description:
Gray stone mortar and pestle. Pestle is wide and flattened with a slightly convex face; marked with a printed sticker: "Mrs. R. Nelson Mott, Worcester, Massachusetts." Mortar is a slightly concave square gray stone with rounded edges.

Tags:
ancient; Native American; indigenous people; archaeology

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